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Seventy-five years of study: part

The first half of the 1970s brought both good and bad news for education in Pakistan. The good news was that the Bhutto government had a plan to provide free education to all under the nationalization program rather than relying on the private sector. The idea was to improve and strengthen the public education sector […]

The Corps Shouldn’t Value a Vacation Ren

Five years ago, the Gulf Coast absorbed the staggering impact of a hurricane that brought more than 60 inches of rain to some areas and claimed 88 lives in Texas. But for Texans, Hurricane Harvey was just one of many catastrophic weather events in recent memory. Since 2016, the state has suffered a historic winter […]

In defense of Bulawayo’s parking system

Greetings to all citizens of the Great City of Bulawayo: The City of Kings and Queens. We note with deep and serious concern as concerned citizens of Bulawayo that there has arisen among us someone who has posed as an enemy, monster or demon against progress, development, decentralization and innovation battling the fathers and mothers […]

Tiruchy Corp launches tenders for advert...

Express press service TIRUCHY: The company organized a meeting with banks and traders in July in the hope of obtaining sponsors for the maintenance of the city’s parks. Although the civic body said sponsors could promote their brand in the parks through advertisements, sources said the civic body did not receive many responses. Now it […]

Salman Rushdie and the dangers of multic...

Last weekend’s brutal stabbing attack on author Sir Salman Rushdie has reignited the debate about how best to defend freedom of speech and literary expression in the face of Islamist intolerance. Yet one thing that has been largely overlooked in much of the post-attack commentary is how much of this intolerance comes from within the […]

Ridgewood residents rally to end traffic...

Residents of Ridgewood rallied with civic associations and elected officials on Wednesday August 17 to demand an end to traffic violence after a man in his 60s was killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday August 14. A 74-year-old man named Be Tran was killed in a hit-and-run Sunday night August 14 as he crossed the […]

Citizenship + Politics = Progress?

civics and politics. The mere mention of the words can turn people off. We live in complicated times, requiring careful thought, respectful debate, and active intent to improve the health of our planet and its people. Instead, our 24/7 election cycle often spawns a massive war of “words.” People are motivated to run for office […]

Dave Loewen will seek a fifth term on Ab...

Longtime Abbotsford councilor Dave Loewen has announced he will run again in October. Loewen will be contesting his fifth term, having first been elected in 2005. A lifelong teacher, Loewen taught for 32 years at the Mennonite Education Institute before retiring in 2013. He garnered the fourth most votes in the 2018 election, behind Patrica […]

A look back at 120 years of AmCham servi...

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, AUGUST 15, 2022 – As the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCham Philippines) celebrates its 120th anniversary of founding, the organization commemorates more than a century of empowering Filipino and American businesses in achieving their business goals and contributing to civic development and economy of the Philippines. AmCham Philippines traces its […]

Historical anecdotes | Vision | rdrnew...

History of the Roswell Petroleum Building and memorabilia of tanker Lee Harvard Here are some articles from 1956 about the arrival of the oil industry in Roswell and the new oil building being completed here. These articles, “Petroleum Building Is Completed” and “Oil Fields Lingo May Be Confusing”, are from the Roswell Daily Record, dated […]

When Colchester will be granted Royal vi...

COLCHESTER may not receive a royal visit this year to mark its new city status. But we can expect a visit from a member of the royal family to celebrate the occasion next year. A total of 17 Essex MPs had come together to support Colchester’s bid for city status – on the fifth attempt. […]

Ventnor’s St. Leonard’s Tract Neighborho

VENTNOR — It’s never too late for one of America’s oldest historic neighborhood associations, the St. Leonard’s Association, to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Officially in its 101st year, St. Leonard’s Tract was finally able to fully celebrate its century after a year-long delay caused by supply issues and pandemic precautions, the St. Leonard’s Association president […]

Unauthorized settlements in Gurugram get...

The Direction de l’Aménagement du Territoire et de la Ville (DTCP) has launched an exercise to regularize the development and provision of deficient infrastructure and equipment in approximately 100 unauthorized settlements that do not come under the jurisdiction of municipal corporations and district communal committees, following the direction of the state government, officials said on […]

David Heeter Named to Indiana Bankers As...

By North West Bank— MUNCIE, IN – David W. Heeter, Executive Vice President and Ambassador/Corporate Advisor, Northwest Bank, was honored by the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) at a special ceremony in Indianapolis on Friday August 5, 2022 with the IBA Leaders in Banking Awards of Excellence. As the IBA’s highest honour, the Leaders in Banking […]

Spend More on Walk/Bike Street Improveme...

Readers discussing yesterday’s article on organic farming note that South Dakota’s narrow mindedness on factory farming is preventing our state from diversifying and capitalizing on organic farming. Southern Dacola reports a similar narrow-mindedness in the town planning of Sioux Falls. In an open letter to Mayor Paul TenHaken and other city officials, Falls-area cyclists complain […]

Potential Enclosure Uses Outlined – Surf

THE Surf Coast Shire has officially reserved more indoor court space, netball rooms and parking as possible new features of Banyul-Warri Fields over the next few years. Councilors adopted the 2022 Community and Civic Sector Future Development Plan at their July 26 meeting. The original master plan for the precinct, located to the northeast of […]

KFHA organizes the first post-COVID foru...

The last time the Kendall Federation of Homeowner Associations met with its members and residents was in March 2020. Ladra remembers it well, as she was the guest speaker. It was so much fun. COVID-19 was already happening, but no one knew it would be the last meeting for over two years, as the pandemic […]

School entry age system set to retire

Vice Education Minister Jang Sang-yoon speaks at the National Assembly Education Committee meeting held on Tuesday. (Yonhap) With the education minister offering her resignation, the controversial plan to lower the school entry age to 5 could be scrapped, nearly 10 days after it was first introduced. The Department of Education on Tuesday apologized for the […]

Cobb Chamber invites nominations for its...

The Cobb Chamber has opened nominations for its 2022 Citizen of the Year Awards. Details are in a press release from the Chamber, which we have reproduced below: The Cobb Chamber is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Citizen of the Year Awards. The Citizen of the Year Awards, created by Cobb County Civic Clubs […]

Gvmc Mulls Tax-based Garbage User Fee | ...

Visakhapatnam: the largest Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation began collecting monthly garbage usage fees beginning in the fourth quarter of 2021.The monthly user fee system was modeled based on the Union Government’s solid waste management guidelines. According to GVMC officials, those responsible for generating waste should pay for its collection and safe disposal in accordance with the […]

The IAM will organize an anti-epidemic c...

MACAO, August 7 – In order to further consolidate the results of epidemic prevention, the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) will organize a two-phase anti-epidemic community cleaning campaign with health authorities and a number of associations, in starting tomorrow (August 8). It aims to raise public awareness of community cleaning and public hygiene protection, and jointly […]

Corpn seeks support for new civic projec...

Coimbatore: The municipality has so far secured 1.80 crore from private businesses, organizations and resident welfare associations to carry out a new round of projects under the government of State. Namakku Naame Thitam initiative.The civic body has lined up projects worth 5.21 crore with the state government contributing 3.40 crore as per the program model. […]

🌱 Oak Park Sailor participates in the In

Hello everyone. Patch is back to bring you the best stories from Saturday. 📣 Our readers love to celebrate good news! You can now shout your big announcement at the top of the Oak Park-River Forest Daily newsletter. Whether it’s a grand opening, new product for sale, birthday, anniversary, engagement, wedding or new baby, let […]

Southold votes to go ahead with housing ...

Pictured above is ‘The Cottages’ in Mattituck, a 20-year owner-occupied affordable housing complex that has proven to be a rare success in Southold Town’s fight for affordable housing. Members of Southold Town Council voted 5-1 to hold a referendum on the November ballot on whether to set up a community housing fund, funded by a […]

Statement by Ethiopian Diaspora Organiza...

Statement by Ethiopian Diaspora Organizations on the Continued Incarceration of Fanno Leaders and Hunger Strike in London to Protest Amhara Genocide The Gallant FANO are lined up (Photo: file/SM) washington d.c. We, the leaders of the organizations listed below, stand in solidarity with the brave Ethiopian women who have been on a hunger strike in […]

Damiano Benvegnù and Elizabeth Lhost win

Damiano Benvegnù, lecturer in Italian, and Elizabeth Lhost, lecturer in history and postdoctoral fellow at the Society of Fellows, received scholarships from the American Council of Learned Societies. They join a cohort of 60 early-career researchers in the humanities and social sciences to receive the prestigious award this year, selected from nearly 1,000 applicants. The […]

Macao CCAC 2021 Annual Report published ...

MACAO, August 3 – The 2021 annual report of the Macau Anti-Corruption Commission has been published in the Official Gazette of the Macao Special Administrative Region today (3rd August). It is highlighted in the report that in 2021, despite the recurring and ever-changing outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the CCAC maintained its efforts to move […]

Epiphany Leader: School won’t interfere

A controversial proposal to turn a long-running auto body shop next to Shawmut Red Line station into an apartment complex will move the city’s review process forward with one less hurdle in its way. The adjacent Epiphany School – which had openly launched plans to make a competing bid to buy the land in question […]

Backlash against lowering primary school...

August 2, 2022 SEOUL – The opposition of the education community and parents against the Ministry of Education’s plan to reorganize the primary school entry age is intensifying. During the meeting with President Yoon Suk-yeol on Friday, Education Minister Park Soon-ae announced plans to gradually lower the enrollment age in elementary schools to 5 years […]

Civic health is still on the ballot | K...

Improving civic health by increasing the number of engaged voters expands representation in shaping policies that affect our health. Enabling community members to register to vote and participate in elections is something that facilities and healthcare providers can take to improve not only civic health at the community level, but also the physical and mental […]

Decision leaves questions about Boy Scou...

DOVER, Delaware (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge approved parts of the Boy Scouts of America’s reorganization plan but rejected other provisions, saying in a ruling Friday that the organization had “decisions to make.” ” regarding the plan. Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein released her 281-page decision, months after the conclusion of a trial in the […]

Ruling leaves questions over Boy Scouts ...

By RANDALL CHASE – Associated Press DOVER, Delaware (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge approved parts of the Boy Scouts of America’s reorganization plan but rejected other provisions, saying in a ruling Friday that the organization had “decisions to make.” ” regarding the plan. Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein released her 281-page ruling, months after the […]

It’s worse than anyone cares to admit

Comment Yesterday’s news was entirely consumed in the throes of yet another definition change. What everyone understood as being in a recession was suddenly changed by a government decree. It’s not a recession, they say. All is well, they say, unless you are one of the cave-dwellers who desire abundant, low-cost energy, food, shelter, and […]

Residents of Andrew Square, officials do...

A North Grafton man’s proposal to transform the decrepit and now shuttered Supreme House of Pizza at 313 Old Colony Ave. in South Boston at a modern recreational marijuana store met with strong opposition at a community meeting this evening – just a day after the owner of the pizzeria withdrew his request for pizza […]

Lake County News, CA – California Suprem

Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California. Courtesy picture. SAN FRANCISCO — Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced Wednesday that she will not run for California’s chief justice in the November 2022 general election. She will complete her current term on January 1, 2023, after 32 years of service at all […]

Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye announces s...

San Francisco—Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today announced that she would not seek re-election as Chief Justice of California in the November 2022 general election. She will end her current term on January 1, 2023, after 32 years of service at all levels of the courts of State. As California’s 28th Chief Justice, she is […]

22 Civic Actions Companies Can Take in 2...

2022 will be a significant year that will make community members stronger. It is a crucial year for our nation’s democracy. Each citizen in America will be able to vote to determine how we shape the future of our country during the midterm elections of 2022. We will vote together about every place of the […]

New Delhi City Council organizes events ...

New Delhi City Council NEW DELHI: To mark 75 years of independence, New Delhi City Council (NDMC) has decided to install the Tiranga on streetlights at selected locations such as Connaught Place, Shanti Path, Khan Market, Sardar Patel Marg, Safdarjung Flyover and Ranjit Singh Flyover from August 13-15. As part of the Har Ghar Tiranga […]

Collaboration vs contestability: civic s...

It has become commonplace to observe that across the world civic spaces are shrinking and democracies are regressing. Year after year, organizations such as Freedom House and Civicus regularly publish evidence of a steady and progressive erosion of democratic principles and practices in most parts of the world. This erosion is most evident in government […]

Helping people discover their power thro...

HHow does a community like Homewood, PA tackle lead in the ground that harms children or the proliferation of vacant lots? Khalif Ali, executive director of Common Cause Pennsylvania, a nonpartisan organization that serves as a watchdog against corruption and voter suppression for Pennsylvanians, says it starts with creating civic-minded spaces where people can learn […]

Majnu Ka Tila, Chandni Chowk to be redev...

The Delhi government plans to gradually develop food hubs throughout the city. In the first phase, Majnu Ka Tila in north Delhi, known as the nation’s capital’s “Little Tibet”, and Chandni Chowk market, known for its street food, will be redeveloped into mega food hubs. Announcing the initiative, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said: “Unemployment […]

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has ma...

By Express press service BHUBANESWAR: Stepping up action against public waste and open dumping of waste in random locations in the state capital, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP ) making it mandatory for restaurants, commercial establishments as well as residential corporations and individual households to […]

The sports center sparkles at the offici...

Thousands of visitors have enjoyed the Diamond Valley Sports and Fitness Center since it underwent its $16.5 million redevelopment. And the Greensborough center was in sparkling form last night during its official opening celebrations. Deputy Mayor Ben Ramcharan and councilors joined Eltham MP Vicki Ward, representing Community Sports Minister Ros Spence, Bundoora MP Colin Brooks, […]

Flushing community to launch outdoor mar...

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and GrowNYC are collaborating to launch the 2022 Flushing Greenmarket season at a new location in front of Bowne Playground and PS 20 on Sanford Avenue between Union Street and Bowne Street starting July 27. Managed by GrowNYC, the Flushing Greenmarket will be open every Wednesday from 8 a.m. […]

Aurinia Announces Positive CHMP Opinion ...

The positive CHMP opinion is based on a comprehensive submission including data from the AURORA 1 pivotal efficacy study and the AURORA 2 continuation study, demonstrating that voclosporin is safe and well tolerated for up to three years of treatment. Based on the CHMP recommendation, a decision from the European Commission is expected in about […]

If parents can buy cricket equipment, th...

Mumbai: While parents can buy the necessary equipment to play cricket for their children, they can also buy a bottle of water, the Bombay High Court said on Thursday in a public interest litigation hearing seeking orders for the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI), the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and the state government […]

More classrooms, better infrastructure f...

Vijayawada: With the increase in demand for admission to municipal schools, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has focused on building additional classrooms in schools. Education minister Botcha Satyanarayana on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of 168 additional classrooms in VMC schools. The demand for admission to municipal schools has increased with the […]

Italian Prime Minister sets conditions f...

Comment this story Comment ROME — Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said spontaneous shows of support for his government were “unprecedented and impossible to ignore” as he weighed on Wednesday whether to rescind his bid to resign. Draghi challenged partner parties in his governing coalition to come together after a key party declined his support, […]

Capacity charge: 16,785 Tk paid in 9 mon...

The Bangladesh Power Development Board, the country’s sole power buyer, paid Tk 16,785 crore in capacity payments to power plants in the first nine months of the last fiscal year. The amount paid from July 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 already represents approximately 88% of BPDB’s payments to power plants in the entire prior […]

When our national liturgy is greed

The church has failed to properly denounce greed. Mammon (money) is our national god and greed is our national liturgy. Advertisers have become our American clergy, and they are paid far more than the long-suffering clergy in the Christian church. While the nation may be in an uproar over abortion, never doubt that money is […]

Social housing sold on the private marke...

Jim Monahan and Pamela Yianni in Newton Street To the estate agent it is “superbly located”, a short walk from the Royal Opera House in the heart of Covent Garden and has a private balcony and 70ft terrace “with superb views”. But for neighbours, two flats put up for sale by their landlords, the Islington […]

An architect proves that social housing ...

Fiona Monkman of Islington Architects A COUNCIL architect has won a prestigious award for her work building social housing in the borough. Fiona Monkman of Islington Architects said she was “absolutely delighted and amazed” when she found out she had won the MJ Long Architecture Prize earlier this year. “I was beside myself,” she said. […]

Fixing Things Locally Without Government

IInflation, recession and stagflation preoccupy most people. A recent the wall street journal-The NORC poll showed that most people think the economy is in trouble. More than 4 out of 5 people, 83% of respondents, said the national economy was “bad or less good”. What’s more, a New York Times A poll released this week […]

Delhi: MCD launches QR code-based plasti...

Residents of the Karol Bagh area of ​​the Municipal Corporation of Delhi can now have their plastic waste collected at their doorstep by simply scanning a QR code, officials say. Special Officer, MCD, Ashwini Kumar launched the new initiative called “Plastic Pick-up Chat Bot” at the Civic Center on Wednesday. QR code stickers will be […]

The Delhi government will upgrade these ...

The Delhi government has said the public works department will carry out works on 15 sections across South Delhi in the coming months. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the city government had approved road reinforcement projects, the cost of which is estimated ₹23.24 crore. The Minister said that 18.19 km sections will be […]

MC to Launch ‘Swachhta ki Pathshala’ in

Commissioner MC Anindita Mitra and two co-commissioners will visit schools and hold lessons for students in grades 6-12 as part of the “Swachhta ki Pathshala” campaign Seeking to instill the lessons of environmental preservation and cleanliness in school children, the Municipal Corporation (MC) will launch an awareness campaign in schools across the city starting this […]

Charity provides ambulances to Dnipro mi...

The solemn handover of two ambulances to a military hospital in Dnipro took place on Thursday, July 7, 2022. Since the early days of the war, the Kyiv-based My Hometown Charity Foundation, together with Caritas Ukraine, the international charity foundation of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, has been involved in providing humanitarian aid, medicine and […]

REX NELSON: A Bold Effort

In 2009, Donald Weatherman, who wrote a weekly column for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette when he was a political science professor at Lyon College, returned to Batesville as the school’s president. A year later, Weatherman was among the college presidents who hired me to lead Arkansas Independent Colleges and Universities, the association of the state’s 11 […]

A 246 Year Moment of Preparation: City o...

Although the publication of the Declaration of Independence took place in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora, helping to launch the city’s Liberty Weekend, paraphrased former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne , declaring that the bulk of the work of the Revolution had taken place. in New Jersey. They just did the […]

Ghana: Ministry, NMC and stakeholders mo...

The Ministry of Information said it was working closely with the National Media Commission (NMC) and other key players in the media space on a number of interventions aimed at protecting media freedom and the safety of journalists in the country. The sector minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, announced that one of these measures was the […]

Single-match sales and promotion schedul...

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky’s football promotional schedule for the 2022 eight-game home slate at Kroger Field has been announced. Single tickets for all eight home games will be available to the general public beginning Monday, July 11 at 9 a.m., exclusively online at Ticketmaster.com. Football season ticket holders can take advantage of a presale with […]

Mumbai: As lepto looms, no night rat kil...

MUMBAI: The Covid-19 pandemic has hit a crucial public health exercise to control the population of rats spreading leptospirosis in Mumbai. There was a 60% drop in the number of rats killed in 2020 (1.98 lakh) compared to 2019 (4.78 lakh). The numbers have increased in 2021 (3.2 lakh), and BMC Pesticides Officer Rajan Naringekar […]

BMC to further extend deadline for Marat...

In a major development, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is considering extending the deadline to change shop signs to Marathi, following repeated appeals from shopkeepers and the restaurant association. However, the move comes after traders and retail associations welcomed the new chief minister on Tuesday (July 5) and asked for more time, citing the sign’s […]

Civic teams launch operations to control...

Posted: Date Posted – 12:32 AM, Wed – 6 Jul 22 Hyderabad: With the rains here, the threat of seasonal diseases is greater than ever. And that’s on top of a steadily rising number of Covid-19 cases. To contain the spread of vector-borne diseases in the city, a series of measures are already underway, with […]

89 bugs in Chandigarh fined ₹11,576 each

By cracking the whip on the thumbtacks, Chandigarh MC imposed a fine of ₹11,576 each out of 89 offenders over the past three months. MC commissioner Anindita Mitra said the civic body strictly dealt with people littering the roads Cracking the whip on the thumbtacks, the municipality imposed a fine of ₹11,576 each out of […]

Your next big star could come from the p...

“Your next big star could come from public land,” the Bombay High Court told the BCCI, Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) and state authorities on Monday, saying the bodies must provide basic facilities such as toilets, drinking water and medical assistance in public places. A bench of judges Anil Menon and MS Karnik said several children […]

Muslim-Muslim ticket will affect nation’

A group, Nigeria Democracy Defense Watch (NDDW) has warned of the danger of presenting a Muslim/Muslim ticket by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 presidential election, warning that such a development will not will not only be a threat to national stability but could also set back peace and security in Nigeria. […]

parks are waiting for the “transfer” for

Madurai: Many small parks in residential areas have not yet been legally transferred to the municipality, which hinders the development of these lung spaces. Recently, Zone 3 councilors passed a resolution urging the municipality to launch a campaign to identify all of these parks and transfer ownership of the land title to the city commissioner.For […]

Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce Annou...

PREVIOUSLY: Donna Wright, President and CEO of the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce, has died # # # Press release from the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce: The Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Nancy Olson as the chamber’s new President/CEO, Board Chair Linda […]

The monsoon arrives in the tricity of Ch...

Downpours of 72.9mm on the very first day of the monsoon expose the high demands of civic preparedness as just two hours of morning rain left roads flooded during office rush hour Four days late, the monsoon finally arrived in Chandigarh on Thursday, ending residents’ long wait for the rains after a record summer. The […]

For Ukraine, EU membership is not a mira...

But ending violence against women is not an easy task. This is probably the toughest and most Sisyphean cause of all – as the US Supreme Court’s decision to strike down women’s right to abortion has once again clearly shown. Violence against women is a function of the patriarchal power inequality between men and women: […]

Chandigarh not ready for monsoon: The Tr...

Tribune press service Sandeep Rana Chandigarh, June 28 The monsoon should arrive in the city in two days, but not all the ravines of the roads have yet been cleared. The problem of waterlogging during the rains is likely to give residents a hard time. During a random check, it was noticed that […]

Train Young African Leaders through U.S....

Media monitoring of modern diplomacy shows that only four African leaders were present for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech to the African Union (AU), the 55-member continental bloc held on June 20. Ukrainian leader Zelensky addressed world leaders, international organizations and regional associations asking for their help in ending the Russian “special military operation” crisis […]

Berkeley set to suspend ties with Russia...

Berkeley is set to become the second California municipality to suspend ties with its Russian sister cities this week amid the country’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Two of Berkeley’s 17 International Sister Cities are in Russia; relations with Dmitrov, located just north of Moscow, were founded in May 1991, while a partnership with Ulan-Ude, near […]

Lake Houston set for fourth celebrations

After forgoing some public 4th of July celebrations due to the COVID pandemic in previous years, the Lake Houston area will have several public and private options this year to celebrate the nations independence. Many homeowners associations and homeowners associations hold their own fireworks or 4th of July festivals, but are private and restricted to […]

The Burke family has a long heritage in ...

January 09, 2022 During the Christmas season, many people become nostalgic, remembering Christmases past, especially happy Christmases spent with family and friends or an unusual Christmas. This is especially true for those of us who are in our later years. Since our energy levels are lower, we spend more time sitting, remembering those happy times […]

From now on, only online mode to file bu...

Thiruvananthapuram: Following recent cases where health officials accepted bribes for the issuance and renewal of business licenses, the civic body has demanded that all business license applications be processed only through the online mode. company secretary Francois Binou issued a directive to the health wing stating that no business license applications should be received in […]

‘Women should be able to make their own

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released a joint statement on Friday following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and eliminate the constitutional right to abortion. NBA AND WNBA STATEMENT REGARDING THE ROE V. WADE DECISION NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released the following […]

State Permit Shows America Has a Procedu...

In America today, almost 25% of jobs require a permit. In the name of consumer protection, states have delegated professional licensing to professional associations, which then decide the height of a fence to erect around the profession. Since licensure is overseen by practitioners and results in double-digit increases in income, the usual answer is quite […]

BMC launches ‘dry day’ campaign to conta

By Express press service BHUBANESWAR: As dengue fever cases crossed the 120 mark in the state capital this month, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) launched a ‘dry day’ campaign on Thursday to curb the spread of the disease with vector transmission in the city. Residents during the campaign were sensitized and advised to search their […]

Hawkers in Kolhapur City Demand Implemen...

According to the law, the local body is supposed to provide an infrastructure for the activity of hawkers KOLHAPUR: Various associations of street vendors Kolhapur The district wants the district administration to direct local bodies to implement the Street Vendors Livelihood (Protection) Act 2014, in letter and spirit. Representatives of street vendor associations met with […]

Toll Brothers Apartment Living – GuruFoc

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Toll Brothers Apartment Living®, the rental subsidiary of Toll Brothers, Inc. (:TOL), the nation’s leading luxury home builder, announces the grand opening of Aster, the company’s new 22-story, 270-unit luxury apartment building in the Turtle Creek neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. The company recently held a grand […]

Giving voice to silent objects, British ...

His contributions show that in addition to writing, there is another talent, another profession, which, by reading the art and artefacts of the world, makes it possible to interpret and understand distant and ancient societies, with their beliefs and interactions. Professor Rawson adopted this approach in his study of Chinese bronzes and jades, and more […]

Bridgestone supports Boys & Girls Clubs

Bridgestone Retail Operations has launched a two-week fundraising contest with NFL players from Tight End University in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The campaign is the latest activation of the Bridgestone Driving Great Futures partnership, which has raised more than $20 million to support Boys and Girls Clubs nationwide since the program’s […]

Rwas and New Town Officials to Form Pane...

Image is used for representative purposes only KOLKATA: The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) plans to form a senior committee consisting of representatives from Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) and registered housing companies in the new town, as well as officials from NKDA to address civic issues. “The committee will have representatives from all RWAs […]

Democracies and Diversity – by Peter C.

(Photo by Emma Espejo/Getty Images.) Yascha Mounk, The Grand Experiment: Why Various Democracies Collapse and How They Can LastNew York: Penguin Press, 2022, 356 pages, $28.00. With its first two decades behind us, the 21st century is proving to be the age of identity politics. Around the world, from America and the UK to France […]

Old Delhi: Cluster of dilapidated struct...

Thursday night’s house collapse in central Delhi’s Paharganj, which killed a 3-year-old child and injured his two sisters and father, has again brought into focus the issue of unsafe buildings in Old Delhi and the city. -Sadar Paharganj (SP -City), following the severe thunderstorm on May 30, when part of a building near Jama Masjid […]

Postponement of Olympic Day activities i...

Views : 39 Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2022. 8:57 a.m. CST. By Ruben Morales Iglesias: Belize Olympic Day activities are postponed due to inclement weather forecast over the weekend. “Due to the unfavorable weather forecast, the Olympic Day event scheduled for Sunday June 19 has been postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience caused […]

Pilot dead, shot in domestic assault

June 11, 2022 Passing Mount Airy Secondary School along North South Street, one notices the walls, sidewalks and signage of a typical educational institution – but one probably doesn’t realize that a thriving business lies also within its limits. On a recent morning at the Blue Bear Cafe as the school year drew to a […]

Why can’t Paul Rudolph’s buildings take

Below are the final three articles written as part of the New Voices in Architectural Journalism Fellowship, a mentorship-based program developed by The architect’s journal and the Pratt Institute School of Architecture. All three articles were published in the June 2022 issue of A; a second set of pieces written by New Voices’ inaugural cohort […]

Bring it to the street

June 11, 2022 Passing Mount Airy Secondary School along North South Street, one notices the walls, sidewalks and signage of a typical educational institution – but one probably doesn’t realize that a thriving business lies also within its limits. On a recent morning at the Blue Bear Cafe as the school year drew to a […]

Poor Health Services Amid Nigerians Enti...

The delivery of health care in Nigeria has faced major challenges in achieving universal health coverage. While significant progress was made in the first two decades after the country’s independence in 1960, the economic downturn resulting from the fall in the price of oil on which Nigeria depended led to a series of twists and […]

Making the GHEITI Report Accessible and ...

Participants at a workshop on the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) 2019 report called for easy accessibility of the report, devoid of technical language and jargons, to enhance its understanding. They said the GHEITI report should be actively promoted through the posting of essential data on notice boards, in local languages ​​and frequent community […]

Hurricane Season, Jan. 6 Committee Heari...

Palm Beach County Mayor Robert Weinroth Last week: With little chance of becoming law, the United States House moved to pass gun legislation, raising the minimum age to 21 for the purchase of semi-automatic weapons, in response to the recent wave of mass shootings (notably in Buffalo and Uvalde). However, any real hope for a […]

The Massive Betrayal of Trust ⋆ Brownsto

In the genre of film known as Dark movie – made in Hollywood in the late 30’s and 40’s – the defining mark is the loss of confidence. Everyone has a racket. Someone who looks good mostly pretends. Information about the real story comes at a high cost. No one speaks without coercion or payment. […]

7 remaining vying for chairmanship of Na...

Tribune press service British Sharma Ambala, June 8 With the attribution of the symbols, seven women candidates are left to compete for the post of Chairman of the Naraingarh Municipal Committee, in addition to 45 candidates for the positions of members of 15 civic body wards. While the BJP, INLD, AAP and BSP […]

Malawi: Open letter to President Chakwer...

We Malawian scholars and professionals in the Diaspora note with great concern the growing leadership crisis in Malawi and the deteriorating socio-economic conditions that have made life unbearable for ordinary Malawians. We are disappointed that the promise of a new dawn represented by the decisions of the High Court, sitting as the Constitutional Court, and […]

Beyond the energy price shock, towards C...

Traditional energy production in advanced economies involves importing large quantities of oil and gas from a small number of suppliers. Renewable energy systems under new community ownership structures are being developed across Europe. The objective is to develop cheap, clean and safe energy by bringing the production of electricity closer to the people who will […]

Tobacconists, convenience stores and an ...

By Ed Hersh They call themselves “Smoke Shops” or “Convenience Stores”… and you’ve probably noticed a new wave of openings in Broadway, Amsterdam and Columbus. On closer inspection, you may also have noticed that their indoor and outdoor displays seem to have less to do with sundries, drinks, snacks and cigarettes and more to do […]

Calls on COSATU to join the national shu...

SANTACO and the National Taxi Alliance (NTA) want the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) to join in the nationwide shutdown due to the rising cost of fuel in the country. SANTACO and NTA want more to join the national shutdown The two associations are the largest taxi groups in South Africa and are […]

trichy: poorly maintained vacant lots po...

TRICHY: Poor maintenance of vacant plots amid residential settlements in the city of Trichy is becoming a headache for local residents. Apart from the weeds and thickets that turn them into a den of insects and reptiles, people have started raising pigs on these plots, which is prohibited in the city. Most property owners leave […]

Launch of the People’s Movement for Clea

The Greater Chennai Corporation is set to launch a grassroots movement campaign for a clean city to improve waste management, improve public toilets and prevent open defecation. The state government recently developed guidelines and standard operating procedures for the special campaign for solid waste management through a grassroots movement for clean cities. Chennai is set […]

Why Cambodia’s next elections could be a

Author: Sreang Chheat, UQ Cambodians will go to the polls to choose their local councilors on June 5, 2022. The main candidates are the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the Candlelight Party. For many observers of democratic developments in Cambodia, the dissolution of the main opposition party in 2017 makes this election less a […]

Deadline for setting up Marathi signs ex...

Mumbai The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has extended until June 30 the deadline for the installation of signs in Marathi in all shops and establishments in Mumbai. City Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said the deadline has been extended to June 30. There are more than five lakh shop owners in the city and most of […]

No time to lose, smooth out the landfill...

New Delhi: While preparing a new action plan to raze the mountains of waste from Ghazipur, Bhalswa and Okhla landfills, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will have to bear in mind certain challenges that need to be addressed to obtain time-limited results. Even though MCD is making arrangements to process about 280 lakh tonnes […]

Dracula’s 125th birthday commemorated at

Dacre Stoker and Cllr Judy Whyte, Provost of Aberdeenshire Provost of Aberdeenshire Cllr Judy Whyte, Bram Stoker’s great-grandnephew, Dacre Stoker, parish member of Peterhead South and Cruden, Cllr Stephen Smith, and Caroline Warburton, VisitScotland Regional Leadership Director for the East, were among guests at the Kilmarnock Arms Hotel in Cruden Bay celebrating the historic milestone. […]

Obituary: Gregory J. Samal, 75, of Walli...

WALLINGFORD, CT – (From Wallingford Funeral Home) Gregory J. Samal, 75, of Wallingford died on May 26, 2022 at Masonicare. Greg was born in Meriden on July 7, 1941, the son of the late John and Marguerite (Landry) Samal. A longtime resident of Wallingford, he was employed for 43 years by 3M Purification Inc., formerly […]

Letters: Gun Control | History of bully...

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. It’s time to act on gun control Re. “18 children killed in school shooting”, page A1, May 25: Have you ever noticed that those of us who believe in gun control (or eradication) aren’t the ones who shoot anyone? It’s […]

Delhi Master Plan 2041: Residents for ‘M

NEW DELHI: A collective group of Delhi-centric resident welfare associations, NGOs and activists held a unique conclave on Saturday to make suggestions on the next Delhi 2041 master plan and vouched to draft a “Municipal Accountability Law” to protect citizens’ rights and ensure the implementation of promised services. The conclave was held under the auspices […]

Chennai Buzz: Over 2,000 passenger passe...

Passengers across the city have been fined for not wearing helmets. Pic: Debastein / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY:SA 2.0) Passenger passengers fined for not wearing helmets in Chennai About 2,000 passengers were fined by Chennai traffic police for not wearing helmets. Police issue a statement making it compulsory for passengers to wear helmets from Monday […]

Long Beach District 1 candidate Mariela ...

Below are the responses, Mariela Salgado, small business owner, candidate for Long Beach District 1 City Council seat, to a Press-Telegram survey ahead of the June 7 election. To read the District 1 preview, click here. Poll responses for the other District 1 candidates are also available: Lee R. Charley, Zack Deere, Steven Estrada and […]

kmc: Kmc’s new market fee proposal leave

Kolkata: The KMC has offered an additional maintenance charge of Rs 14.8 per square foot on top of the rent of Rs 6.5 per square foot in various civic markets. The civic body, however, backtracked after protests from traders and said the proposal would be sent to traders and the amount of the hike would […]

QC pushes for participatory government w...

MANILA, Philippines – The local government of Quezon City has established a people’s council to push for participatory governance in the city and serve as the city’s lobby group on behalf of its members and networks, he said Thursday. The Quezon City People’s Council, which serves as an “umbrella arm” for 2,232 city hall-accredited civil […]

Serbia-Kosovo reconciliation festival op...

Right-wing activists post photos against the festival in which they ironically present “Kosovo culture” as anti-Serbian. Photo: Youth Initiative for Human Rights The Mirëdita festival, Dobar Dan, which means “hello” in Albanian and Serbian and promotes reconciliation between Serbs and Kosovo Albanians, opened in Belgrade on Wednesday with a photo exhibition, “All our tears”, which […]

Uniondale renews efforts to clear East G...

In the eyes of the federal government and the town of Hempstead, a 3 square mile stretch of Uniondale known as East Garden City does not exist. Even after the boundaries merged with Uniondale in the last census, residents say developers continue to mislabel their community as part of an “implicit bias” to make it […]

Jean Mensa’s team meets with stakeholder

Jean Mensa (third from left) leads an election observation mission in Kenya The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) have completed conducting a Pre-Election Assessment Mission (PEAM) as part of their overall observation of the 2022 general elections in Kenya. The pre-election assessment which started on May 16 and ended on […]

Gerry Harnden writes – Archbishops

OUR region has many associations with high church officials of various denominations over the centuries. There have been reasons for joy and pride in this long relationship. Alas, alongside celebrating the spread of the “Good News,” there were less inspiring moments of conflict and distress. The recent avoidable controversy over Easter, the holiest time of […]

Unified Delhi Municipality to be reinsta...

NEW DELHI: After a decade of trifurcation, the Unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be restored to its old form on Sunday, however, with some changes. Preparations were in full swing Saturday at civic corps headquarters to welcome the new officers. With this, employees who have not received their pending salaries, hope that this […]

Preparatory work for the monsoon is acce...

Coimbatore: The municipal corporation has started preparing for the southwest monsoon season.The civic body had formed a committee made up of engineers and representatives of resident welfare associations after the flyover of Avinashi Road, Kikani Bridge, Rail Underpass at Lanka Corner and Trichy Road at Ramanathapuram witnessed waterlogging last year, company commissioner Raja Gopal Sunkara […]

Downtown residents see new citizens acti...

On Saturday, prospective members of the new Downtown Riverhead Civic Association set out their vision for the city’s role in the city, including maintaining the beauty of their neighborhoods and collectively advocating for residents in municipal government. . About 40 people gathered in the meeting room of the Riverhead Free Library for the Heart of […]